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his case to lawmakers to keep the nsa's spying capabilities alive. >>> major league baseball prepares to hand out suspensions toll more than a dozen players for their involvement in the sport's latest performance-enhancing drug scandal, and the game's highest paid player could be facing a lifetime ban. >>> and george zimmerman surfaces. the neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted of murdering trayvon martin has a minor brush with the law. captioning funded by cbs captioning funded by cbs thursday, august 1st, >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, august 1st, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, this afternoon, the growing debate over privacy over national security moves to the white house. president obama meets with a bipartisan group of lawmakers to discuss the national security agency's sweeping surveillance program. meanwhile the british paper that first revealed the program has published documents that appear to show the nsa can sift through e-mails, online chats, and browsing histories to just about any american without a warrant. and dur
arrested and could be charged with kidnapping and murder as early as today. >>> the father of nsa leaker edward snowden plans to visit his son in russia very soon. lon snowden hasn't talked to his son since he left the u.s. he wants to discuss a legal strategy to fight charges in this country. susan mcginnis reports. >> reporter: edward snowden's father wants his son to have his day in american court. >> where my son chooses to live the rest of his life will be his decision, but i would like at some point in time he should come back to the u.s. because i believe the truth will shine through. >> reporter: lon plans to meet his son in moscow to discuss ways to fight the espionage charges against the contractors. he's been granted asylum for one year. his father is not open to a plea deal. >> the only deal will be true justice. >> snowden is accused of leaking classified nsa information. his revelations have sparked debate about u.s. surveillance practices, and late last week president obama vowed to make the program more transparent and accountable. >> some steps to make americans more com
: this photo shows edward snowden just before he got in a taxi and drove away from the moscow airport. the nsa leaker spent more than a month inside looking for a legal way out. thursday his attorney held up the documents granting snowden asylum in russia for one year. snowden's father told russian television he expected he's gratified. he'll listen to vladimir putin. he has stopped leaking. >> he's made a sacrifice. >> reporter: through the wikileaks website snowden thanking russia and said in the end the law is winning. the white house is furious and says russia should send snowden home to face trial. >> mr. snowden is not a whistle blower. he's accused of leaking classified information. >> reporter: the president held a white house meeting thursday with lawmakers concerned about the scope of the nsa surveillance program snowden exposed. some senators are pushing for new limits and oversight, but at the same time, want snowden brought to justice. >> i think the american people are capable of separating the illegal, completely intolerable actions of a law breaker like snowden. >> reporter: sn
coverage than was previously disclosed. the "wall street journal" says the nsa keeps the content of some e-mails between u.s. citizens and also filters domestic phone calls made over the internet. the nsa can track almost anything that's online as long as it's covered by a broad court order. >>> egyptian authorities have arrested more top islamists, including the spokesperson for the muslim brotherhood, this after the organization's supreme leader was taken into custody. in washington, the obama administration may be nearing a decision on whether to cut some of its annual financial aid to egypt. administrators met at the white house yesterday. charlie d'agata reports. >> reporter: it was a humiliating defeat for the top leader of the muslim brotherhood. just hours after his arrest, mohammed badie was shown on egyptian tv looking tired and intimidated. he's charged with inciting violence after the fiery speeches he made in the muslim brotherhood's main protest camp. but it's the violence in the government's crackdown to clear protests that's brought international condemnation and calls for
boy n.s.a. lawmakers are calling for more classified hearing, while one senator wants the supreme courtc to step in and, we're learningen more about the partner in the journalist. and fox has more.. >> the white house said leaks n.s.a. documents, how to gino stepped its authority.uthority. the fact that the 'washingtonint post' could be written in theen first place, is evidence that ta there is oversight. oversight. >> it was provided to theided to 'washington post' by snowden. >> at london heath they are airport, was detained for nine hours, and electronic materialaa that contained more information was con files indicated, and, an they say they need more information. >> drill down about how these te programs are being operated. >> one senator wants the supreme court to take a look. l >> i think the constitutionaliti of these programs, needs to be questioned, and there needs to e be a supreme court decision.. >> break back did announce a ana series of steps to ease concerns about privacy rights. rht >> i will work with congress too pursue appropriate arm. a >> it was given a heads
to nsa leaker edward snowden. a meeting between the u.s. and russian defense ministers is still scheduled for tomorrow. >>> this morning there are reports of another suspected u.s. drone strike in yemen. at least six suspected al qaeda members were killed according to local officials. it would be the third day in a row and the sixth such strike in less twan two weeks. yemen's government said yesterday it had foiled al qaeda plots to seize gas missiles. >>> president obama talked about the terrorism threat that forced the u.s. to temporarily shut 19 diplomatic posts during a visit to camp pendleton, california. he talked about the war on afghanistan and sexual assault in the military. bigad shaban reports. >> reporter: nearly 3,000 marines cheered president obama. as he took the stage at camp pendleton. president obama discussed the shutting of 29 diplomatic posts this week. >> the united states is never going to retreat from the world. we don't get terrorized. >> reporter: but the crowd grew silent when the president touched on sexual abuse within the military. >> we're going to work toge
surveillance has intensified recently because former government systems analysts edward snowden exposed the nsa's capability to monitor phone and internet use of nearly all americans. >>> today, major league baseball is expected to slap alex rodriguez with a suspension for the rest of the season and all of next year. but as cbs news, jared duncan reports, rodriguez could still be in the lineup tonight for the yankees. >> reporter: he spent the weekend playing the yankees minor league team the trenton thunder. he is expected to be in the lineup tonight the first after hip surgery in january. key take the field even after an announcement after major league baseball later today and sources say he will be likely suspended through the 2014 season but the three time american league mvp will be allowed to play while appealing the suspension. rodriguez spoke about playing in tonight's game against the white sox in chicago. >> i can't wait to see my teammates. i feel like i can help us win. >> rodriguez is suspected of using performance enhancing drugs. sources close to the case say he also obstructed m
in cairo. thank you, alex. >>> now to the latest on the nsa surveillance program. it's report thad the secret spy agency broke privacy rules or overstepped its authority thousands of time each year. the "washington post" says internal documents and documents it received from leaker edward snowden were unintended but they violated the law. in one example, a programming error involved the interception of a large number of calls. >>> and this morning a weather system brewing in the gulf of mexico has a potential to bring drenching rainfall to the southeast. cbs consultant david bernard explains. >> the key to it over the next two days has a lot >>> well, the key to all the heavy rain in the southeast as we go over the next few days will have a lot to do with the disturbance entering the gulf of mexico. right now the development potential is what we're calling medium for this to progress to a depression or a tropical storm in the next 48 hours or so. but even if that does not happen, the heavy rain is still coming. already we have flood advisories in effect for parts of the florida pan
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